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Identifying discrimination in housing

If you've been treated unfairly by someone like a landlord or estate agent when renting, buying or living in a property, it may be unlawful discrimination. This section will help you find out if something is unlawful discrimination when you're renting, buying or living in a property.

Who's treating you unfairly?

Explains which people or organisations are not allowed, by law, to discriminate against you when you are renting, buying or living in property.

Why are you treated unfairly?

Explains why you might be treated unfairly when renting, buying or living in property and when the unfair treatment counts as discrimination.

What's the unfair treatment when you want to rent or buy?

Explains the kinds of unfair treatment which count as unlawful discrimination, when you want to rent or buy a property.

What's the unfair treatment when you're living in a property?

Explains the kinds of unfair treatment by someone who manages property, which count as unlawful discrimination, when you are living in the property.

What type of housing is covered by the Equality Act 2010?

Lists the types of housing which are covered by the Equality Act and those which are not.